Multimedia Library - Audio http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/audio en USDA launching major farmer survey http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/usda-launching-major-farmer-survey <div class="node-body audio-body">Thousands of farmers are soon going to be asked by USDA to respond to a round of farmer surveys which will deal with everything from crop acreage to livestock numbers.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/management/usda-launching-major-farmer-survey" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/06/19012.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/usda survey.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=895977">usda survey.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/usda-launching-major-farmer-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/usda-launching-major-farmer-survey#comments Management USDA Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:59:00 +0000 60191 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Employment numbers look good for agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/employment-numbers-look-good-agriculture <div class="node-body audio-body">The latest employment numbers are showing continued progress for the agricultural community.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/management/employment-numbers-look-good-agriculture" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/05/farmland_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/EMPLOY.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=971139">EMPLOY.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/employment-numbers-look-good-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/employment-numbers-look-good-agriculture#comments Management Hiring Thu, 24 May 2012 15:52:00 +0000 59641 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Piecing together colony collapse disorder clues http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/piecing-together-colony-collapse-disorder-clues <div class="node-body audio-body">Several researchers nationally and globally are taking specific pieces of the the puzzle that somehow are linked to the mysterious disease in honey bees — colony collapse disorder.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/management/piecing-together-colony-collapse-disorder-clues" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/04/bee-collapse_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/ccd.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4800348">ccd.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/piecing-together-colony-collapse-disorder-clues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/piecing-together-colony-collapse-disorder-clues#comments Management Plant and Animal Health Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:39:00 +0000 58401 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Investigation continues into fake USDA letters http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/investigation-continues-fake-usda-letters <div class="node-body audio-body">The Agriculture Department's Inspector General's office is still investigating those letters farmers have been getting — letters claiming to be from USDA.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/government/investigation-continues-fake-usda-letters" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/04/usda-2.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/fake.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=967879">fake.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/investigation-continues-fake-usda-letters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/investigation-continues-fake-usda-letters#comments Government USDA Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:43:00 +0000 57961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Is a big milk price collapse coming? http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/big-milk-price-collapse-coming <div class="node-body audio-body">Are U.S. dairies setting the stage for another devastating price collapse? Gary Crawford has one expert's opinion in this report.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/livestock/big-milk-price-collapse-coming" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/03/dairy-solo-cow.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/milk collapse.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=2042896">milk collapse.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/big-milk-price-collapse-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/big-milk-price-collapse-coming#comments Livestock Dairy Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:29:00 +0000 56261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farmers could see financial letdown in 2012 after booming 2011 http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmers-could-see-financial-letdown-2012-after-booming-2011 <div class="node-body audio-body">Analysts say this year could bring higher production for U.S. farmers, but lower prices and incomes. </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/letdown.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=2392362">letdown.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmers-could-see-financial-letdown-2012-after-booming-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmers-could-see-financial-letdown-2012-after-booming-2011#comments Management Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:16:00 +0000 56231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Drought creeping into more of the US http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/drought-creeping-more-us <div class="node-body audio-body">Drought is creeping into more areas of the U.S., covering more land area.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/irrigation/drought-creeping-more-us" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/03/corbisdrought002.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/drought_0.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=941035">drought_0.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/drought-creeping-more-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/drought-creeping-more-us#comments Irrigation Management Drought Irrigation Fri, 09 Mar 2012 15:57:00 +0000 56091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Crop prices up in January http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-january <div class="node-body audio-body">Even with some ups and downs in commodity markets over the last month, prices for most commodities are solidly ahead of this time a year ago.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/markets/crop-prices-january" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/02/dfpgrainbins001.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/usda120201A.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=958658">usda120201A.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-january#comments Markets Marketing and Promotion Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:35:00 +0000 54621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Actuality: South and Southwest to get some needed moisture http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/actuality-south-and-southwest-get-some-needed-moisture <div class="node-body audio-body">USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey on Texas and Oklahoma producers who have long been awaiting rain this growing season. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/management/actuality-south-and-southwest-get-some-needed-moisture" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2011/10/no-cotton.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/NEWSLINE_51C24386C0454AE482D8D6E016FFCAB7.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=666039">NEWSLINE_51C24386C0454AE482D8D6E016FFCAB7.MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/actuality-south-and-southwest-get-some-needed-moisture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/actuality-south-and-southwest-get-some-needed-moisture#comments Management Drought Wed, 05 Oct 2011 15:32:00 +0000 49251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Hotter, drier weather continues - USDA http://southwestfarmpress.com/audio/hotter-drier-weather-continues-usda <div class="node-body audio-body">USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says hotter and drier than normal conditions for most of the country are in store for the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 5.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/audio/hotter-drier-weather-continues-usda" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/podcast_promo_image/parched-pasture.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/podcasts/usda110822HotterDrier.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=686531">usda110822HotterDrier.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/audio/hotter-drier-weather-continues-usda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/audio/hotter-drier-weather-continues-usda#comments Management Weather Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:34:00 +0000 47671 at http://southwestfarmpress.com